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The ESOL Odyssey · 1M ago

Modifying Instruction for Newcomer ELLs: Scaffolding and Supports

So, last time, I introduced you to 7 ways to modify instruction for newcomer ELLs. The first one on the list was Scaffolding and Support, so that's what today's post is going to focus on. Yo...
The ESOL Odyssey · 1M ago

Modifying Instruction for Newcomer ELLs

One of the toughest situations many teachers- ESOL and mainstream alike- deal with is receiving a newcomer student who doesn't speak any English. How do we include that student in learning a...
The ESOL Odyssey · 1M ago

Tech Tip Tuesday: FlipGrid

Wow! What a busy year this has been. I've been lucky to be working with some awesome teachers this year and providing lots of fun PD, but it's definitely kept me from blogging as much as I w...
The ESOL Odyssey · 4M ago

Refugee Reading Series: Sudan

This is the fifth installment in the Reading Refugee series. For those of you just tuning in, for this reading series, I'll be creating a Multimedia Text Set for each country affected by the...
The ESOL Odyssey · 4M ago

Refugee Reading Series: Syria

This is the fourth installment in the Reading Refugee series. For those of you just tuning in, for this reading series, I'll be creating a Multimedia Text Set for each country affected by th...
The ESOL Odyssey · 4M ago

Refugee Reading Series: Somalia

This is the third installment in the Reading Refugee series. For those of you just tuning in, for this reading series, I'll be creating a Multimedia Text Set for each country affected by the...
The ESOL Odyssey · 4M ago

Refugee Reading Series: Iran

Refugee Reading SeriesThis is the second installment in the Reading Refugee series. For those of you just tuning in, for this Refugee Reading series, I'll be creating a Multimedia Text Set f...
The ESOL Odyssey · 4M ago

Refugee Reading Series: Iraq

I normally stay away from politics here, but when politics directly affect our ELL population, I must address it. Today, I was pleased to find a letter from the President of the Internationa...
The ESOL Odyssey · 7M ago

Tech Tip Tuesday: Creating a Limited-Access quiz in Google Forms

One of the most frequent questions I get from teachers is how they can post a quiz that can only be accessed by students who are present on the day the quiz is given- not by students who are...
The ESOL Odyssey · 7M ago

#ELLEdTech Twitter Chat: Topic: Tools for Teaching Tolerance, Promoting Cultural Awareness, and Countering Bullying

Our next #ELLEdTech Twitter Chat is this Sunday, November 20 at 7pm EST. Given many of the events of discrimination and bullying that have followed in the wake of the election, we've decided...